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Hardware Asus Sabertooth X58 Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 18 Nov 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. dunx

    dunx ITX is where it's at !

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    We then ramped the CPU multiplier back up to 20x and dropped the QPI to 200MHz, giving our test processor a frequency of 4.4GHz

    EH ?

    dunx can add up, this is incorrect...
     
  3. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Nice looking mobo, great price too.
     
  4. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    That does look like a sexy board.
     
  5. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Sexy board, performance to back it up. Like it. I can see a whole wave of mil-themed mods incoming though. :p
     
  6. mi1ez

    mi1ez Active Member

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    Nice board. Could make into into my next build (if the finances ever materialise!)
     
  7. Guest-56605

    Guest-56605 Guest

    Mine arrives tomorrow :thumb:
     
  8. pistol_pete

    pistol_pete Air Cooled Fool

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    I love it when a bit of kit like this comes along- good performance, good features, the right price. Wasn't taken by the colours at first, but I think it would fit well with my next mod...
     
  9. Material

    Material Soco Amaretto Lime

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    bit-tech can't add up, can dunx teach? :p

    Fixed now.
     
  10. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    wow, incredible price for good performance. it's THE board to get.
     
  11. Omnituens

    Omnituens New Member

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    The price is even better when you win it :D ASUS competitions Cheesecake!

    [​IMG]
     
  12. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    I've got a genuine army issue grenade case in the shed. This mobo would make a brilliant base for a military style mod. I may just build myself the worlds most powerful but impractical laptop.
     
  13. kosch

    kosch Trango in the Mango

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    I did wonder about the chipset temps with no active cooling.

    Are there any aftermarket fans you can attach to it?
     
  14. Rustynutts

    Rustynutts New Member

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    Did Asus use a playing card in the making of this board, as it look's a little bendy in one of your pictures.
     
  15. Material

    Material Soco Amaretto Lime

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    I think I was a little over zealous when I was tightening the bolts on the Titan Fenrir we use to test :rolleyes: Didn't seem to affect the board at all though.
     
  16. DarkFear

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    I thought you had to MULTIPLY not add =p

    That shade of green reminds me of the flu for some reason...
     
  17. justicefornone

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    Ordered me this little Beast with the i7 950 after reading about it in CPC the day I was about to order everything, promptly changed the mobo to this!

    Just wish the PSU would come in stock so can build the new Monster!!
     
  18. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    this board alone makes me want to upgrade my whole rig ...


    I also want to eat some of the chocolate looking parts, they look so yummy
     
  19. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    That board is gorgeous, and functional. And price aint bad either, what's not to like? :thumb:
     
  20. Skiddywinks

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    I won the Sabertooth 55i from the blogging competition after the Asus XGS, and I have to say the board is awesome. It's good to see Asus have made the X58 version even better. I didn't expect it to do nearly as well as it did, especially for the price.

    Great looks, great price, and great performance; what more can you want? Kinda surprised to see that it does not come with power and reset buttons on the board though, since my 55i version does. Must have taken them off to save costs I guess.
     
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